First Presbyterian Church (ARP)
   1324 Marion Street, at Lady Street
   Columbia, South Carolina, USA
   LL: N 34.00388, W 81.03084
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   Ron Miller, Organist
   T: (803)787-6935


   First Presbyterian Church Office
   1420 Lady Street
   Columbia, SC  29201-3304
   T: (803)799-9062   F: (803)799-9172


   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters,
   hour strike at the fifth.


   Tower tubes by Deagan,
   donated by Mrs. T.S.Bryan,
   installed by C.J.Gercken.
   Original clock panel (now disused)
   remains in balcony storeroom.  Verdin
   auto controls (1983) beside organ
   console; keyboard not located.
   Tower also
   contains a swinging bell, date and
   maker not reported.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 16 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1927
     with tubular bells made by Deagan      
   Auxiliary mechanisms: Q4HE  
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003

The church Website (alternate version here) has a tiny photo of the steeple in the masthead of most pages, but says nothing about this chime.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the J.C.Deagan Company.

Ranking among all tower tube instruments by size (number of notes).

Index to all tower tube instruments in SC.
Index to all tower bell instruments in SC.

   This page was built from the database on 30-Nov-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/11/21
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/11/23


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